Rules of Association

The Friends of the National Library of Australian Inc. (Friends) are governed by the Friends Rules of Association (PDF, 209KB), the Associations Incorporation Act 1991 (ACT) and associated regulations. Members are also expected to comply with the Members Code of Conduct (PDF, 36.71KB).

Annual General Meetings (AGM)

The Annual General Meeting of the Friends of the National Library of Australia must be held by 30 November each year. This meeting includes:

  • Reports from the Chair and Treasurer
  • Presentation of the audited statements for the previous financial year
  • The election of the following year’s Committee. (Note: nominations for the Committee are called for through the Friends newsletter and must be received at least one month in advance of the AGM.)
  • Announcement of the recipient of the Friends Medal, the Friends Travelling Fellowship and the Friends Creative Arts Fellowship.

The 2016 AGM will be held on Monday 14 November at 5.30pm in the 4th floor Conference Room at the National Library. All members are welcome but RSVP's for catering purposes are appreciated. To RSVP, register online or call 02 6262 1698.

Papers for the 2016 AGM (PDF, 328KB)

Audited financial statements 2015-16 (PDF, 968KB)

Special General Meetings

Special General Meetings of the Friends of the National Library are held from time to time as necessary. Notice of Special General Meetings will be given to members no later than 14 days in advance of the appointed General Meeting.

Audited financial statements

Audited financial statements 2015-2016 (PDF, 968KB)

Audited financial statements 2014-2015 (PDF, 255KB)

Audited financial statements 2013-2014 (PDF, 582KB)